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Great attraction!

This was our first time traveling to the Silver Lake area, and Mac Woods Dune Ride was recommended... read more

Reviewed today
If a dune ride is on your bucket lilst - take this ride.

We stopped here on our trip down the Lake Michigan Coast. This is a very seasoned business that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Royal Oak, Michigan
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We offer a 40 minute tour of the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. We have a vehicle that holds about 20 people that goes on a seven mile trail in the dunes. We stop at Lake Michigan or Silver Lake for a few minutes for pictures and to enjoy the view.
629 N 18th Ave, Silver Lake, Mears, MI 49436-9666
+1 231-873-2817
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Reviewed today

This was our first time traveling to the Silver Lake area, and Mac Woods Dune Ride was recommended to us by a relative. It definitely lived up to, if not exceeded, expectations! We described it as the world's softest roller coaster! My only "complaint" was...More

Thank juliemD9029VJ
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here on our trip down the Lake Michigan Coast. This is a very seasoned business that has been in operation for years. First class equipment that is like new. Well maintained facilities and wonderful people including the sales desk and the awesome buggy...More

Thank maplerun62-Steel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The dune rides at Mac Woods are an excellent way to explore the dunes. They are the only company allowed on this certain part of the dunes so it is never crowded. Walter was our driver and he was friendly and funny! The ride itself...More

1  Thank happyseptember
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've done the Mac Woods Dune Rides several times, as I have family that live in the area, and we always enjoy it. We had our family reunion in Ludington this year, so we had lots of relatives visiting who had never been to Michigan's...More

Thank Tinker2004
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This tour made it possible to see the dunes without spending a fortune. Our driver, Mark, was joking around the entire time, making the ride even more enjoyable. It was cool to learn about the history of the dunes and be able to see it...More

1  Thank pbohling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is always a fun thing for the family to do. Actually, for anyone to do at any age. The dunes are much bigger than I think a lot of people can imagine and the buggies take you for a fun ride through them. Great...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are one of the areas where visitors can visit a living dunes along the Michigan shoreline. Our driver was super nice and informative and a good driver. Surprising how fast we scooted and it was a bit of up and down, like a mild...More

Thank Lis K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun ride on the Silver Lake Sand Dunes! Enjoy the beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the dunes. The ride is a good time. I recommend the back seat, seems like the view is better. The ride is complete with cheesy jokes and some interesting...More

Thank Cait T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an entertaining ride and the guide was a lot of fun. Nice stop along the beach to get some photos. Fun for all ages.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our ride with Mac Woods was very fun and also informative. The driver, Tim, was funny and knowledgeable about the dunes and made the ride enjoyable for all age groups on our dune scooter. We had some simple thrills going downhill -- definitely appropriate for...More

Thank Holly H
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Diane H
June 27, 2018|
Response from cco95582 | Property representative |
The tallest dune we go on is about 175 feet tall.
Lis K
June 16, 2018|
Response from Jennahlee87 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a very smooth ride, no bumps at all. We were surprised. Plenty of hills and beautiful views you can’t get from the dunes everyone gets to ride on. The tour was well worth it.
May 22, 2018|
Response from bill n | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they do allow pets, but it would be worth a call to be sure.